Natalie discovered her passion for music at the age of 6. After completing her studies with Professor Dmitry Svetozarov at St- Petersburg conservatory of music, where she received her Artistic Diploma, she was invited to play the majestic Tchaikovsky First Piano Concerto with the conservatory orchestra. For the next 4 years she worked as a collaborative pianist with Professor Mariss Jansons at the St-Petersburg Conservatory.
In 1985 Natalie moved to Klaipeda, Lithuania, where she served as a collaborative pianist at the Opera House. With Opera choir, vocal and instrumental soloists and ensembles she appeared in numerous recitals and festivals around Lithuania, Germany, Italy, and Poland.
Currently Natalie lives in San Jose, California. She maintains a private piano studio and plays in a duet with her piano partner. As a collaborative pianist she has worked at the Jewish Folk Chorus San Francisco, and now serves as an accompanist at San Jose Symphony Chorale.
Natalie has outstanding social skills, has an interest in languages, and speaks English, Russian, and Lithuanian. She served as a Radio hostess on Russian Voice Radio in San Francisco and as a Mistress of Ceremonies at the Russian Arts Festival, San Francisco.